Evie Nyan

Born and raised in the UK, Evie escaped to Tokyo as an exchange student six years ago. Since then, she has been a Co-ordinator for International Relations in Kyoto, a translator of electronic manuals in Osaka, and a video game translator in London. Her hobbies include scouring second hand software shops for unlocalised retro games, drinking umeshu, and napping under the kotatsu. Her dream is to open a combination English teashop/bookshop/cat cafe in Tokyo.

All Stories by Evie Nyan

Tokyo governor promotes silly Olympics umbrella hat, refuses to wear one herself

Tokyo governor sticks to silly hat plan, seemingly refuses to get on board herself.

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We ate a pickled tapioca bubble rice bowl and it was un-bowl-lievable

If you think these are ikura fish eggs, you’re wrong! Read More

Can a bout of Nipple Sumo soothe workplace tensions between office bros? We investigate

What’s “Nipple Sumo“, you ask? We would have thought that was obvious…

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We try new jiggly Kuzu Mochi Cider drink in Nara, and it’s a treat that’s hard to beat

Chewy, jiggly, sweet and ahead of the trend.

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Restaurant rental service OPEN DISH offers risk-free restaurateur opportunity

Step 1: Rent restaurant. Step 2: Serve tasty food. Step 3: Profit!

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We slurped some darn tasty noods at Japan’s top-rated ramen shop

Chukasoba Shibata in Chofu, Tokyo, has the best noods in all the land, we can confirm.

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My Melody and Little Twin Stars join Hello Kitty for new themed rooms at Tokyo hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel’s new rooms come furnished with cuteness.

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Ghost Wire: Tokyo game director’s adorable stage presence at E3 inspires memes, fan art

Director of new horror action-adventure game Ghost Wire: Tokyo steals hearts and wins fans

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Tokyo’s new rental umbrella service is perfect for sudden showers, staying dry on the cheap

Sometimes umbrella ownership is just too much responsibility to handle.

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Japanese celebrity influencer spreads vegan eco message, but does anyone care?

Japanese-Bangladeshi personality Rola promotes veganism on social media

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Distressed about heading to the vet, this kitty breaks into fluent Japanese

This Japanese kitty’s got something to say about all this vet business.

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Twitter parents in Japan post pics and vids of their child-raising highlights

Kids do the funniest things – good job social media’s here to help broadcast the magic moments!

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Busty celebrity cosplayer returns for another sizzling, breast-baring JoJo crossplay

Instagram star Kyoko Kano dresses as cool dude Bruno Bucciarati in latest JoJo homage

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Virtual YouTuber Kizuna Ai appears in ad for new miso flavor Cup Noodles 【Video】

Animated virtual YouTuber Ai spies on old men in this new ad for miso Cup Noodle.

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Instagram queen Naomi Watanabe poses for avant-garde photoshoot, slays fans

A sizzling photoshoot even Lady Gaga would envy.

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Twitter artist crafts chocolate box town, mini masterpieces from Japanese packaging

This Japanese paper craft artist takes used-up, everyday product packaging and turns it into beautiful art.

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SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato buys bread as big as his head at world’s biggest Starbucks

Our Mr. Sato simply loaves the bread he bought at Japan’s biggest and fanciest Starbucks store, Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo.

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Small children have magnetic “cat-attracting” ability, adorable photos from Japan show

Little kids have an edge when it comes to real-life Neko-Atsume, or cat-collecting!

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We drank crab-juice infused Crab Cola from Niigata Prefecture, because why not

We glugged a bottle of Crab Cola, infused with genuine crab essence, produced by a fishpacking company in Niigata prefecture.

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Starbucks Korea’s new graduation bottle makes us want to go back to school

 

Starbucks Korea has introduced an academically/aesthetically pleasing drink bottle to delight uni grads and fans of cute design alike.

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